HANADRIEL

HANA - HANADRIEL
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Based on 84 ratings
2019 Ratings: #673
November 6, 2019 / Release Date
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marvelgaryen
81
This is it!!!
Hana finally delivered a LP, and I'm so happy for it, first of all.. I found her voice so unique and powerful.
The thing I love the most on this album is that every song follows the other telling a story, it's like a trip to a futuristic city in 2100, most of the songs could be in any sci-fi movie in the next years because it fits so well in this narrative. I enjoyed the production since it's very polished which is shocking to know that she produced everything by herself in so ... read more
musicmagpie55
67
HANA finally releases an album. 'Clay' is one of my favorite songs of the decade (a list soon!), and I have been waiting for this debut for a long, long time. While HANADRIEL does find HANA solidifying her style, the album feels weighted and dense. It's a good effort from a wonderful artist who constrains herself with arbitrary parameters that limit her full potential. The construction of this project is arguably the most compelling aspect of the record. Produced over four weeks on twitch, HANA ... read more
mj04
70
10/10 for the whole project. It's so fucking impressive that she made this whole thing completely by herself in just 4 weeks, I mean wow!
For the album however, I think it could have been way better. Her vocals are amazing like always but I felt like most songs still need a lot of work especially from the songwriting perspective (the production, while not amazing like her EP, was great for the most part). But still for an experiment it's pretty good.
Edit: It has grown on me a lot, a dig ... read more
LUI4OTY
77
Satellite- 8,5
Arcane Magic- 8,5
Anxious alien- 8,5
Creatura- 9,5
Black Orchid- 8,5
ORCA- 7
Guardian- 7,5
Moonwell- 7
Nu Leaf- 7
Hanadriel's Theme- 7
Cowgirl bebop- 7,5
Chimera 2.0- 6,5
InModeration
67
For a project made in four weeks, this is a really amazing accomplishment. Unfortunately, judging it by the standard I judge all other albums I listen to, it definitely sounds half baked and unfinished. A lot of tracks here have a ton of potential, but they're instead drowned in Hana's signature reverb saturated production. Don't get me wrong, it still sounds good. It's just that when you use the same trick over and over again to cover for weaker tracks it gets pretty obvious. Not my favorite ... read more
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Track List

  1. Satellite
  2. Arcane Magic
  3. Anxious Alien
  4. Creatura
  5. Black Orchid
  6. Orca
  7. Guardian
  8. Moonwell
  9. Nu Leaf
  10. Hanadriel's Theme
  11. Cowgirl Bebop
  12. Chimera 2.0
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Added on: October 29, 2019